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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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What were your or your husband's or partner's reasons for not doing anything to keep from getting pregnant? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 561 456 82.8 78.1-86.6 105 17.2 13.4-21.9
Age
< 20 years 105 85 79.6 66.8-88.4 20 20.4 11.6-33.2
20-24 years 181 148 79.2 70.1-86.1 33 20.8 13.9-29.9
25-34 years 209 170 86.4 79.0-91.4 39 13.6 8.6-21.0
35+ years 66 53 87.1 72.1-94.6 13 12.9 5.4-27.9
Race
White 299 262 88.4 83.0-92.3 37 11.6 7.7-17.0
Black 243 182 73.9 64.6-81.5 61 26.1 18.5-35.4
Other 19 12 56.5 24.6-83.8 7 43.5 16.2-75.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 40 33 82.8 63.7-93.0 7 17.2 7.0-36.3
No 521 423 82.8 77.8-86.8 98 17.2 13.2-22.2
Education
< High School 181 144 82.2 73.2-88.6 37 17.8 11.4-26.8
High School 199 165 82.8 74.6-88.7 34 17.2 11.3-25.4
> High School 181 147 83.4 74.8-89.5 34 16.6 10.5-25.2
Marital Status
Married 246 206 88.7 82.7-92.8 40 11.3 7.2-17.3
Other 315 250 77.6 70.4-83.5 65 22.4 16.5-29.6
Income
15,999 or less 239 189 79.0 71.1-85.2 50 21.0 14.8-28.9
16,000-24,999 80 67 85.4 71.6-93.2 13 14.6 6.8-28.4
25,000-39,999 91 74 86.2 74.6-93.0 17 13.8 7.0-25.4
40,000 or more 91 79 92.0 81.2-96.9 12 8.0 3.1-18.8
WIC recipient
No 211 178 87.1 79.6-92.1 33 12.9 7.9-20.4
Yes 349 278 80.9 74.8-85.9 71 19.1 14.1-25.2
Medicaid recipient
No 167 142 87.8 79.8-92.9 25 12.2 7.1-20.2
Yes 394 314 80.5 74.4-85.3 80 19.5 14.7-25.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 128 106 83.2 76.5-88.2 22 16.8 11.8-23.5
1500 - 2499 grams 181 140 77.6 71.2-82.9 41 22.4 17.1-28.8
2500+ grams 252 210 83.1 78.0-87.3 42 16.9 12.7-22.0

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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